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REPLACEMENT HARDWALL CABIN INTERIOR KIT ... FAQ's

1. HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO INSTALL?

AVERAGE TIME BY AN EXPERIENCED CREW IS 180 MAN HOURS.

FIRST TIME INSTALLERS CAN BUDGET ON 200 – 220 HOURS

THIS ESTIMATE IS FOR THE INSTALLATION ONLY AND DOES NOT INCLUDE PREPARATION, PAINTING, CLEAN UP AND REFURBISHMENT OF THE PSU DUCTING.

2. WHAT TOOLS ARE NEEDED TO COMPLETE THE INSTALLATION?

NORMAL HAND TOOLS COMMONLY USED IN AIRCRAFT SHEET METAL WORK.

INSTALLATION IS WITHIN THE CAPABILITIES OF MOST APPROVED MAINTENANCE FACILITIES. THE AIRCRAFT IS REQUIRED TO BE RE WEIGHED AFTER INSTALLATION.

3. WILL IT WEIGH ANY MORE OR LESS?

ON AVERAGE, THE NEW INTERIOR WEIGHS A LITTLE LESS. A LOT DEPENDS ON WHAT THE KIT REPLACED.

4. WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE KIT?

NEW LIGHT WEIGHT FORWARD BULKHEAD, COMPLETE WITH MAGAZINE POCKETS.

NEW CEILING, THIS IS ONE OF THE IMPORTANT FEATURES OF THE KIT. THIS CEILING IS MADE UP OF 10 SECTIONS, WHICH ARE EASILY REMOVED AND INSTALLED FOR SERVICING.

NO TOOLS ARE REQUIRED AND UNLIKE THE OEM PANELS, THESE CAN BE HANDLED BY ONE PERSON WITH EASE.

NEW SIDEWALLS, DOOR PANELS, REAR BULKHEAD AND ALL THE WINDOW SURROUNDS. INNER CABIN WINDOWS NEW ALUMINIUM EXTRUSIONS, SCREWS FASTENERS, BASIC CABIN DECAL KIT. INSTALLATION MANUAL AND ILLUSTRATED PARTS CATALOGUE.

5. WHAT’S NOT INCLUDED?

PSU DUCTING, PSU LIGHT AND VENT UNITS. CENTRE CEILING CABIN LIGHTING AND P.A. SPEAKERS. THESE UNITS SHOULD BE RE USED FROM THE ORIGINAL INTERIOR. PROVISION IS INCLUDED IN THE NEW CEILING CENTRE SECTION FOR THE LIGHTS AND VENTS WHICH INCLUDE
NEW LIGHT LENS COVERS AND NEW SPEAKER GRILLS.

6. HOW LONG WILL THE KIT LAST?

ONE OF OUR KITS INSTALLED IN 1993 IS STILL IN SERVICE TODAY. THE MATERIAL USED IN THESE KITS IS HARDWEARING AND STABLE IN ALL TEMPERATURE CONDITIONS.

7. HOW MANY KITS ARE IN SERVICE AROUND THE WORLD?

CURRENTLY WE HAVE OVER 100 KITS INSTALLED IN COUNTRIES AROUND THE WORLD.

8. IS THE KIT APPROVED?

THE KIT IS APPROVED BY THE AUSTRALIAN CIVIL AVIATION SAFETY AUTHORITY (CASA). IT IS ALSO APPROVED BY THE CANADIAN DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT AND HAS A CANADIAN STC. IT IS ALSO APPROVED BY THE FAA WITH AN FAA STC.

9. WHAT SERVICE AND PRODUCT SUPPORT IS AVAILABLE?

AERO PLASTICS AND STRUCTURES PROVIDE A 24 HOUR PHONE HELP LINE FOR ORGANISATIONS DOING THE INSTALLATION.

THEY ALSO ENDEAVOUR TO DESPATCH REPLACEMENT PARTS WITHIN 24 HOURS OF RECEIVING YOUR ORDER FOR STANDARD COLOURS OF WHITE AND FOR LIGHT GREY.

AERO PLASTICS AND STRUCTURES STAFF KNOW TWIN OTTERS AND THEY KNOW THEIR PRODUCTS.

10. WHAT COLOUR CHOICE DO I HAVE?

CHOOSE FROM A RANGE OF COLOURS FROM PASTELS TO VIVID HUES.

THE COLOURS SHOWN IN THIS WEBSITE ARE OUR STANDARD COLOURS OF WHITE & LIGHT GREY.